MU Football

Pregame Playmakers: Homecoming committee worked for eight months on parade

For MU and Columbia, Homecoming is the game day of the football season. But for the 29 members of MU's homecoming steering committee, planning starts in February.

Pinkel seeks different methods to motivate Missouri football team

The Missouri football team has dealt with frustration since early October. Now the coach will try to help the young team win back-to-back conference games for the first time this season.

Danario Alexander earns more Big 12 honors

Missouri senior wide receiver Danario Alexander was named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Saturday's football game at Kansas State.

Missouri football win against Kansas State about more than one game

Lorenzo Williams, a former defensive lineman, inspires Tigers to think about tradition.

Alexander leads Missouri football to victory

Kansas State did not score a touchdown Saturday.

Historic Aggieville a defining element of Kansas State

Aggieville, a collection of shops and bars near Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., becomes a village of its own on game day.

Missouri football defense, specialists contain Kansas State's Banks

Kansas State wide receiver and returner Brandon Banks had given Big 12 opponents problems in recent weeks with his pass-catching ability and speed.

SLIDESHOW: Missouri beats Kansas State 38-12

The Missouri Tigers beat Kansas State 38-12 behind an outstanding performance by receiver Danario Alexander, who had 10 catches for 200 yards and three touchdowns against the Wildcats. Alexander’s performance came one week after he had 213 receiving yards and two touchdowns in a loss to Baylor.

COMMENT: 10 Things you didn't know about Kansas State

A trip to Manhattan, Kan., is a chance to see the best team in the Big 12 North. A team on the real up and up. A collection of youngsters with an undeniable spirit. A team that ... lost to Louisiana-Lafayette? ... Yeah, sorry, we can't hype this thing up.

Missouri football team faces uncertain postseason

The Missouri footbal team needs at least one more win to have a chance at getting invited to a bowl.

Jackson's highlight catch gives glimpse of potential for Missouri football team

Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson is just a sophomore, but he has already contributed his own memorable moment to Missouri's season. His coach and teammates say that is just a sign of what's to come.

Aldon Smith embraces long-awaited opportunity for Missouri football

While the NCAA Clearinghouse examined Aldon Smith's eligibility last year, the Missouri defensive lineman couldn't play or practice with the team. By the time he was cleared, the season was about to begin and Smith sat out. Now he's allowed to play and his contribution has been significant.

Former quarterback settles down at running back for Kansas State

Daniel Thomas is accustomed to playing quarterback but he has more that 1,000 yards at running back this season for Kansas State, helping the Wildcats excel in the Big 12 North.

Pinkel: Missouri football not waiting until halftime to make adjustments

The Tigers have struggled in the second half of Big 12 games, and the coach said it comes down to poor execution.

Another breakout game from a Missouri defensive lineman

Hamilton was second on the team Saturday with eight tackles. His effort came a week after fellow defensive lineman Aldon Smith made many significant plays against Colorado.

Florence has record day leading Baylor over Missouri football

After five games in which he never threw for more than 235 yards, Florence had the best game for a quarterback against the Tigers this season, breaking Baylor's single-game passing yards record in the process.

Baylor bounces Missouri with strong second half

Missouri has yet to score a second-half touchdown since Big 12 play began.

Baylor football fans still support despite early disappointment

Baylor football fans were hoping for improvement this season. Fans at the game Saturday explained how things changed after the team's star quarterback suffered a season-ending injury and the Bears lost several games.

COMMENT: 10 Things you didn't know about Baylor

Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Chuck Norris and live bears all make appearences in this week's 10 Things you didn't know about Baylor.

Untelevised Missouri football game could hurt Columbia sports bars

The Missouri-Baylor game is the first Tiger football game this season to not be on TV.